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5 Things We Love: Celebrity video shoutouts, limited-edition stamps and more

5 Things We Love: Celebrity video shoutouts, limited-edition stamps and more

Things We Love

5 Things We Love: Celebrity video shoutouts, limited-edition stamps and more

A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat, written by staffers from the Star-Advertiser. Read more

She Speaks

She Speaks: Summer break excursions offer quality time together

As summer quickly winds down, I find myself reflecting on what makes summer break memorable for my family, especially for my daughters. Read more

In the Lineup

In the Lineup: Ownership aside, Tonggs sea wall belongs to surfers

Nowadays, I also get glares from vacation renters in the waterfront houses. ­Every time I walk the wall I miss the warm, neighborly local families who lived here before. Read more

Five-0 Redux

Five-0 Redux: Will ‘ReiRey’ partnership blossom into something more on ‘Hawaii Five-0’?

Fans have often speculated about a potential romance between Junior Reigns (Beulah Koale) and Tani Rey (Meaghan Rath). Read more

On the Scene

On the Scene with aloha shirt connoisseur Dale Hope

“Vintage Lines,” an exhibition of aloha shirts from Dale Hope’s personal collection, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 30 in the IBM Building, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd. Read more

Garden Party

Hawaii Kai duo grow an oasis that benefits the body and soul

The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read more

Hawaii Gardens

Hawaii Gardens: Talented artist, gardener was lifelong supporter of horticulture

A longtime supporter of Honolulu Botanical Gardens, an award-winning lei maker and kapa artist, Marie Leilehua Adams McDonald died Aug. 4 at home in Puukapu, Waimea. She was 92. Read more


K-Drama: Family fights over father’s treatment plan

This week’s synopses of Korean dramas televised on KBFD TV. Read more

Rearview Mirror: 10,000 signatures brought Elvis to the islands in 1961

Every now and then I open up my mailbag and answer reader questions and share their stories. Read more


Benefit seeks to help Kauai lifeguards save more lives

Ticket sales for the Ocean Safety Bureau and the Kauai Lifeguard Association’s fifth annual fundraiser on July 27, have been slower than usual. Read more

Show Biz

Show Biz: Loretta Ables Sayre to perform ‘South Pacific’ role in Cleveland

When Loretta Ables Sayre performs her Tony-nominated role in a concert presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” in Cleveland, she’ll be at her glamorous best. Read more

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood, approaching his 86th birthday, recalls his colorful newspaper career as he steps back from his regular column. Read more

Book Reviews

‘Hawai‘i Movie and Television Book’ chronicles local contributions

A new 2018 edition of the book adds 13 classic films, along with feature films, TV shows and documentaries released since the original version was published in 2015. Read more

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